2014 Auburn Philosophy Conference
6th Annual Conference: Philosophy and Film
Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art
February 21st-22nd, 2014
Speakers and Schedule:
Friday, February 21, 2014
9:00-10:00 Andrew Kania, Trinity University “A Critical Appreciation of Inception”
10:10-11:20 Cynthia Freeland, University of Houston "Gustatory Cinema"
11:20-12:30 Katherine Thomson-Jones, Oberlin College “Appreciating Digital Cinema”
2:00-3:00 Dominic McIver Lopes, The University of British Columbia "Channel Conditions"
3:10-4:20 George Wilson, University of Southern California“Interpreting Nicholas Ray’s ‘Bigger than Life’: Some Specific and General Issues”
Saturday, February 22, 2014
9:00-10:00 Amy Coplan, California State University, Fullerton TBA
10:10-11:20 David Davies, McGill University "Blade Runner and the cognitive values of cinematic narratives"
11:20-12:30 Stacie Friend, Heythrop College “Based on a True Story”
2:00-3:00 Robert Hopkins, New York University and the University of Sheffield “Sculpting in Time? On the possibility of temporally inflected experience of cinema”
3:10-4:20 Catharine Abell, The University of Manchester “Genre and Medium”
Conference Location: The sessions will be held in the Auditorium of the Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art, one of Auburn’s lovelier buildings. Shuttle bus service will be provided between the Hotel and the Museum.
Accommodations: Speakers and guests will be staying at the Auburn University Hotel and Conference Center.
Auburn, Alabama: Auburn is located in east central Alabama, on I-85, 100 miles southwest of Hartsfield Jackson Airport, about 110 miles southwest of the center of Atlanta, and 40 miles east of Montgomery. In the area one may find such attractions as the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library, the Martin Luther King Jr. historical district, FDR’s Little White House, Callaway Gardens, the first confederate White House, the Montgomery Civil Rights Memorial, the Rosa Parks Museum, the George Washington Carver Museum at the Tuskegee Institute, and the Blount Shakespeare Theatre.
Last Updated: November 16, 2015